The Cask of Amontillado

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The Creative Company, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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The Cask of Amontillado, a classic short story! This title features historical and illustrative photos, as well as brief author biography and insight story analysis.
 

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User Review  - finalcut - LibraryThing

This is probably my favorite Poe work. I don't really like his writing style all that much but this story was still good. Retribution is an easy topic to make interesting and Poe did an admirable job. Read full review

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User Review  - avalon_today - LibraryThing

Yeap, he does it again, maybe not as gruesome as The Black Cat, but still disturbing. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 19, 1809. In 1827, he enlisted in the United States Army and his first collection of poems, Tamerlane and Other Poems, was published. In 1835, he became the editor of the Southern Literary Messenger. Over the next ten years, Poe would edit a number of literary journals including the Burton's Gentleman's Magazine and Graham's Magazine in Philadelphia and the Broadway Journal in New York City. It was during these years that he established himself as a poet, a short story writer, and an editor. His works include The Fall of the House of Usher, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Mystery of Marie Roget, A Descent into the Maelstrom, The Masque of the Red Death, and The Raven. He struggle with depression and alcoholism his entire life and died on October 7, 1849 at the age of 40.

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